Speaking at a debate at the Medical Journalists’ Association last week, Ann McPherson, a GP and founder of Dignity in Dying: Healthcare Professionals for Change, a new group of medical professionals, said assisted dying should form part of a good palliative care service for terminally ill people in the United Kingdom.
Dr McPherson, who is herself dying from pancreatic cancer, called for the law on assisted dying to be changed.
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(BMJ 2010;341:c5498, doi:10.1136/bmj.c5498)
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